Troy J. Doucet

Troy J. Doucet

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Consumer Law Attorney in Dublin, OH

Doucet & Associates Co., L.P.A.
 | 700 Stonehenge Parkway, Suite 2B
Dublin, OH 43017
Phone: 614-944-5219
Fax: 818-638-5548
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Consumer Law (70%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Troy Doucet is a Columbus, Ohio consumer protection and foreclosure defense lawyer who represents consumers and borrowers throughout Ohio.

Troy’s years of work in the mortgage industry, including his ownership a mortgage firm in Columbus, Ohio, provides him a unique and comprehensive understanding of consumer law, mortgage products, the mortgage sales process, foreclosure, and financial regulation.  He published a 440 page book about litigating foreclosure cases in 2008, titled, 23 Legal Defenses to Foreclosure: How to Beat the Bank, and then published an integrated copy of Regulation Z in 2009, titled Regulation Z of the Truth in Lending Act: 12 C.F.R. Part 226.  He published The Art of War for Lawyers in 2014.

Troy graduated magna cum laude from Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio.  Troy Doucet has assisted attorneys nationwide in their efforts to fight foreclosure, including providing comprehensive mortgage foreclosure audits for attorneys since 2008.  He is licensed in all Ohio courts and the Northern and Southern District of Ohio federal courts, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Troy has won multiple pro-consumer precedent setting cases, and his firm helps people on a class-wide basis through his class action work.

About Troy Doucet

Admitted: 2010, Ohio

Honors/Awards:

  • Mr. Doucet's firm is proud to have been selected as one of a small handful to be awarded SuperLawyer's Pro Bono Award for the year 2014 for its efforts in helping serve those in need., Pro Bono Award, SuperLawyers, 2014
  • Award given to members of the organization who contribute special efforts to the organization during their membership year., President's Award, Central Ohio Association for Justice, 2011
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale Hubble, 2018
  • Given to a member of this plaintiff's bar for outstanding work within the organization., COAJ President's Award, COAJ, 2011

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 2011
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 2011
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2013
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Central Ohio Association for Justice Board of Directors and Committee Chair., 2012

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mr. Doucet's law firm wrote off nearly $1 million in client debt for 2014 to enable his consumer clients to focus on other bills while getting back on their feet after foreclosure, rather than the firm's legal bill., 2015
  • Mr. Doucet recently hired a full time pro-bono attorney to serve the poor and needy at no cost. , 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • This book explains in plain language 23 legal defenses available to homeowners facing foreclosure., Author, 23 Legal Defenses to Foreclosure, Law, 2008
  • This book analogizes Sun Tzu's famous manual on warfare to lawyers and litigation., The Art of War for Lawyers, Book, Legal, 2014

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Kids Zone v. Shiwar, jury verdict for $80,000 on this commercial dispute between a daycare and its landlord for the landlord's failure to make capital improvements.  The daycare, our client, prevailed., 2012
  • Appointed to the Executive Committee of a nationwide class action MDL affecting 325,000 student loan borrowers in re: FedLoan Student Loan Servicing Litigation, MDL No. 18-2833., 2018
  • Marais v. Chase (6th Circuit, 2013) is a significant decision benefiting consumers under RESPA, and the first published decision on this point of law at the federal appellate level.  http://www.ca6.uscourts.gov/opinions.pdf/13a0332p-06.pdf, 2013
  • Majestic v. Huntington, Sixth Circuit.  This is a case of first impression regarding a bank's ability to charge fees to its customers for watching for fraudulent checks.  The Sixth Circuit determined that our client could proceed with its class action, finding that Huntington's attempts to shift liabilty for fraudulent checks onto its consumers could violate UCC Article 4., 2017
  • Slorp v. Lerner Sampson:  Sixth Circuit federal appeals court rules consumer can proceed with a RICO racketeering lawsuit against Bank of America, its counsel, and MERS., 2014

Representative Clients:

  • People facing foreclosure, those facing debt collectors, and consumers seeking help with mortgage and banking related disputes.

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Educational Background:

  • After working in a different industry, Mr. Doucet returned to The Ohio State University to complete as BA in Economics in 2007., 2007

Industry Groups

  • Class Actions
  • Complex Litigation
  • Consumer Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Foreclosure Defense

Articles about Troy J. Doucet appearing in Super Lawyers

Office Location for Troy J. Doucet

700 Stonehenge Parkway
Suite 2B
Dublin, OH 43017

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Last Updated: 10/19/2018

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